Essential Holiday Travel Tips

The holiday season is upon us. Everybody panic!!! Okay, now chill out. You have probably experienced some crazy, stressful, exhausting holidays in the past, but those days are over. Back then you didn’t check with us for awesome holiday travel tips. Eliminate hassle and extenuated ease by following our essential holiday travel tips. Book Early […]

Learning about Government: The Department of the Treasury

The Department of the Treasury is tied with the State Department as the oldest federal executive department in the United States. It was founded in 1789 through an Act of Congress and tasked to manage all government revenue. Alexander Hamilton was nominated as the first Secretary of the Treasury by President George Washington. He was […]

Learning about Government: The State Department

The United States Department of State, or as it is most commonly known, the State Department is one of the two original Executive Departments of the United States. It was started in 1789, and was initially called the Department of Foreign Affairs. The head of the State Department is known as the Secretary of State. […]

Learning about Government: The Department Of Justice

The United States federal departments are part of the executive branch of the federal government. The make up the Cabinet of the United States which serves as a resource and advisory body for the President of the United States. 15 separate departments exists governing everything from the national treasury to the affairs of veterans. The […]

Causes of Injury and Death

It is an unfortunate fact that millions of Americans die each and every year. Even here, in one of the safest nations in the entire world, approximately 2.7 million individuals pass away annually. A stagger 75 percent of these deaths can be attributed to 10 simple causes. Accidents and unintentional injuries are the fourth leading […]

Physical Activity can keep you Safe on a Long Drive

It has been well established that physical activity can help you live longer. Cardiovascular disease in currently the leading cause of death in America. Physical activity has been directly linked to increased cardiovascular health. But did you also know that physical activity may help you stay safe during a long drive? It is true, and […]

Yuma County Institutes a Ban on Electronic use While Driving

It has become well documented that distracted driving is a growing problem on roads all across America. In fact, many consider distracted driving to be just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. Cellphones are one of the leading causes of distracted driving. Drivers know checking Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter while driving is extremely dangerous, but […]

Tips for Becoming a Great Public Speaker (Part 2)

Public speaking does not come naturally to most people! In fact, for many, speaking in front of a large audience is an absolute nightmare. When the occasion to speak does arise, they are filled with anxiety and fear. No best man speeches here, thank you! It doesn’t have to be that way. Follow our public […]

Tips for Becoming a Great Public Speaker (Part 1)

Public speaking is a skill most attorneys need to master, especially if they intend on becoming litigators or trial attorneys. The ability to speak clearly, concisely, and charismatically in front of a large group of people is not something that comes naturally to many people. They need to practice! At Hastings & Hastings, our attorneys […]

Learning about Lesser Known Presidents: Benjamin Harrison

When was the last time you had a conversation about the 23rd President of the United States Benjamin Harrison? It has probably been a while, which is understandable. His single term in office has been routinely categorized as ‘uneventful’ while historians often regard him as a below-average president. You don’t have to take their word […]